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Who says Australia's not a football country?

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Alessandro Del Piero greeted by fans and journalists outside Sydney airport. Pic: Tim Wimborne/Reuters
Alessandro Del Piero greeted by fans and journalists outside Sydney airport.  Pic: Tim Wimborne/Reuters

More than 500 people waited outside Sydney Airport to greet Alessandro Del Piero on his arrival to the city to play for Sydney FC in the A-League.

At 5.30am.

Pretty hardcore for a country we're continually told isn't interested in football...